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hypotenuse

noun [C] uk   /haɪˈpɒt.ən.juːz/ us    /-ˈpɑː.t̬ə.nuːz/ specialized
the longest side of any triangle that has one angle of 90°Parts of geometrical shapes
(Definition of hypotenuse from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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